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... coach loads of tourists arrived.
It was time to go to Zur Alten Mine resort. Unfortunately we could not really remember how far back out of Graskop it was so we spent a fair bit of time driving to and fro. This place was not as nice as the previous one, but was good, run by Bavarians so very organised!
Mac and Anthea went for a walk through the woods, over the small stream and to the entrance to the small gold mine (in the past), basically a hole in the ground.
... in an open lot where the pathways toward the canyon were way more open than the others.
Moving up and over the boulder-strewn edge, my heart began to pound as the wind from deep inside the canyon whipped up and into my face. I blinked rapidly to gaze below, and was awe-struck. This was what we had been searching for. The canyon was far more impressive here. Cut deeply by the Blyde River far below, ...
A much better day weather wise. There was some early very light drizzle but this soon cleared and gave way to a bright clear day with some very hot sun.
An early morning pre-breakfast walk in Graskop produced a couple of new birds for the trip, a Black Sparrowhawk and an Amethyst Sunbird. In addition to most of the birds previously recorded in the vicinity of the cottage. As we were loading the vehicle I spotted a couple of small birds in the garden and ...
... happen we'd suddenly
find ourselves with a day off where we would usually crawl back into
bed for a few hours and then go explore whichever areas we happened
to be based in. I jumped at such opportunities and this is how I
added parts of the greater Kruger area, including Blyde River Canyon
(the greenest and third largest canyon in the world – after the
Grand Canyon and Fish River Canyon in Namibia) to my travel
experiences. We stayed one night ...
it's my boys birthday today!!! and he gets a couple of presents!!!!! ostrich computer duster amongst them! Shawn cooks a lovely breakfast and we are on the road early. OMG they have destroyed this place...We thought we were driving the 'Panorama Route' but it is covered in pine trees!!!! this is no Panorama route!!!! what is not pines has been burnt! this is criminal!!!! The ...